Sulphur Mountain, Banff National Park

Head up Sulphur Mountain for extensive views of six mountain ranges in the Canadian Rockies. Named for the hot springs on its lower slopes, the mountain features both hiking trails and a scenic eight-minute gondola ride to its peak. At the summit, you'll find a 1903 meteorological observatory that still contains antique furnishings. The area at the top also includes a short historical walk and well-maintained observation decks where you can admire the scenery and snap photos. Put Sulphur Mountain and other Banff National Park attractions into our Banff National Park online sightseeing planner , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Wonderful location to enjoy Banff and a large expanse of the Rocky Mountains and the Valley. The view is magnificent. Attraction not to be missed.
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  • Our Group took Gondola Ride to top of Sulphur Mountain then spent time taking photos from the many viewing decks that are built into this impressive Mountain Spectacular views which ever way we turned...  more »
  • Take the cables car up the hill (about 8 minutes), to see the Mountain view of the mountain, snow, rivers, trees knit scenery is really beautiful ~ but the mountain wind is very big, want to wear a little more. At the top of the mountain, the Hoteis Road goes forward, enjoying the beautiful scenery, reaching a high point for about 20 minutes, overlooking the whole of Banff.
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  • View from top of Sulphur mountain is just stunning! You can see as far as the mountains let you. The view point is very easy accessible by gondola or you can hike up, which is much more fun. The trail is fairly easy for anyone and takes about 90 min. Without doubt one of my favorite spots in Banff!
  • Bring a jacket even in mid summer its fairly windy and it can rain. Nothing overly exciting, took the gondola, just glad i didnt have to walk up the side lol.
  • The top of sulphur mountain was beautiful! Loved the boardwalk up there, made it very pleasant to get to the cosmic ray station. Amazing photos and view all around you. Well worth the $62 gondola ride up.
  • This is one of the top places to visit when your in Banff town. You can go on the top of the mountain by gondola ride or by foot. Either way for a panoramic view this is the place to be.
  • In case if you are not interested in hiking, you can always take gondolas to reach top of the mountain and enjoy 360 degrees view
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